8 Day Torquay Tour
staying at the VICTORIA HOTEL,
Sunday, 21 June – Sunday, 28 June, 2020.
WE HAVE BEEN USING THIS HOTEL FOR 32 YEARS.
We are booked in for Bed, Help yourself English Breakfast, Afternoon Tea and biscuits, and 3 courses with choices Evening Meal, plus tea or coffee afterward, you have the choice of Twin, Double, Single Rooms (no extra charge for Single Rooms) in the Victoria Hotel which has a lift to all floors, or in ONE OR TWO BEDROOM APARTMENTS IN THE VICTORIA APARTMENT BLOCK, which is adjacent to the Victoria Hotel and offers bedroom, lounge, fitted kitchen, bathroom and hall, BUT DOES NOT HAVE A LIFT. RING 0161 624 8975 FOR HOTEL BROCHURE.
TORQUAY is known as The English Riviera, with its warm, mild climate and this ensures the growth of Palm Trees and sub tropical plants and flowers, which makes the gardens on the sea front a joy to sit in.
The sea has sparkling blue waters and the harbour is full of beautiful yachts and boats.
The VICTORIA HOTEL, Belgrave Road, is situated approximately 500 yards from the sea front, just passed the Torre Abbey Gardens and it is interlinked with covered walkways to The Derwent, Carlton and Toorak Hotels. Facilities in any of the hotels may be used and these comprise of three heated swimming pools one outside, two inside, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. There is the Aztec Bistro, which overlooks the inside swimming pools, or you can sit outside on the sun trap terrace, and this offers light snacks, lunches, cream teas and drinks all day.
In the secluded sun trap gardens you will find a large outdoor heated swimming pool, three sun terraces with sun loungers, tables and umbrellas, there is a large indoor bowling green and bowling shop.
Underneath this bowling green is the Arena Games Room, which has a bar and café, a 10 pin bowling alley, billiard, snooker and pool tables, table tennis, darts, this is suitable for all ages from 1 to 81. The Hotel has a bar lounge called the Windsor Bar, where pre-dinner drinks may be taken.
All the bedrooms are fitted with bathrooms, although in some rooms the washbasin is set in a dressing table unit in the bedroom, with the Toilet, bath and shower in the bathroom.
All bedrooms in the Hotel, can be reached by a lift and have coloured T.V., telephone, radio, teasmaker with plenty of FREE tea and coffee.
Bingo is played every night from 8.15 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. Dancing is available every night from 9.15 p.m. to 11.30 p.m. covering all types of dancing, Modern, Old Time, Sequence, Ballroom and Line Dancing, plus on certain nights cabaret for 1 hour by a guest entertainer
In the Albert’s Bar which is underneath the Victoria Hotel, pub lunches are available throughout the day and on some nights, there is live entertainment.
There is also a Ladies Hairdressers and The Aztec Spa beauty rooms with trained therapists.
SUNDAY - We depart from pickup points overleaf and travel by Executive Coach with Toilet and Washroom. A comfort stop will be made, and we continue on our journey making a stop at a Services which will give you time for lunch.
We should arrive at the Victoria Hotel, Torquay for 3.30 p.m. approximately. Afternoon Tea and Biscuits is served from 3.30 p.m. until 4.00 p.m. Enjoy this whilst the porters take your luggage to your room.
Evening dinner in the Hotel’s restaurant and after your evening meal, an evening of full entertainment and dancing with Bingo before hand, or check the notice board, near the Reception to see what alternate entertainment is available.
MONDAY - Breakfast in the Hotels Restaurant and this is an help yourself English Breakfast.
Today is free to enjoy yourself, check on the notice board near the Conservatory to see what activities are available throughout the day.
Check out the shops in Torquay, visit the Harbour or Torre Abbey Gardens, watch the tennis or bowling or take the ferry from the pier and sail over to Brixham. Bus passes can be used on any of the buses. FREE Afternoon Tea and biscuits is served in any of the Hotel.
Evening Dinner in the Hotels restaurant and after dinner, there is Bingo, followed by a full evenings entertainment or check the board to see if there is alternate entertainment in any of the other Hotels.
TUESDAY - Breakfast in the Hotels Restaurant between 8.00 a.m. and 9.30 a.m. Today is a FREE DAY for you to explore Torquay. Use your BUS PASSES and visit a nearby town. Evening Dinner in the restaurant, followed by the entertainment and dancing.
WEDNESDAY - We meet the coach, after breakfast for our day excursion to EXMOUTH. We stop first at TOPSHAM where we board the boat for our sail down the River Exe to Exmouth, and we will spend some time here, stroll along the seafront, or wander the shops. After dinner enjoy the entertainment and dancing in any of the other hotels.
THURSDAY – We meet the coach, after breakfast for our day excursion to the beautiful seaside town of DAWLISH. Dawlish is famous for the Black Swans which live and breed on the stream which runs through the gardens and the centre of town. There are plenty of seats on the riverside to watch them. After dinner enjoy the entertainment and dancing.
FRIDAY - We meet the coach, after breakfast for our excursion to BUCKFAST ABBEY. The Abbey is a working monastery where a community of Benedictine Monks live self sufficiently welccoming visitors from all around the world. Visit the Abbey and the gardens and they have a lovely cafe. From here we travel the short distance to PAIGNTON, spend time strolling along the seafront, visit the harbour or walk up the pier After dinner enjoy the entertainment and dancing, or check what’s on in the other Hotels.
SATURDAY - Today is a FREE DAY. Spend the day as you wish, stroll along the sea front, watch the bowling in Abbey Gardens, or visit Cockington or Brixham. Afternoon tea in any Hotel. After dinner enjoy the entertainment and dancing in the Derwent Hotel, or check what’s on in the other Hotels.
SUNDAY - We meet the coach after breakfast to commence our journey home. We travel via the motorway making a stop for 45 minutes, which will give you time to have lunch, then we continue on our journey, making a stop for 20 minutes at a Services, when the driver will give arrival home times so passengers wishing to be met can telephone home. Estimated arrival home time is between 4.00 p.m. and 5.00 p.m. approximately.
PRICE FOR THIS 8 DAY TOUR IS: £480.00 in Twin, Double and Single Rooms in the Victoria Hotel or the Apartments. There is NO lift in the apartments.
Price includes all coach excursions and river sail.
SINGLE ROOMS - THERE IS NO EXTRA CHARGE ON THE FIRST 6 SINGLE ROOMS.
Bookings are taken by telephone followed by £50.00 per person non-refundable deposit.
INSURANCE : We suggest you take out your own insurance for cancellation, leaflets available from our office. FINAL PAYMENT: is 6 weeks prior to departure date.
DEPARTURE POINTS: BURY, MIDDLETON, ROCHDALE, SHAW, OLDHAM, ASHTON-U-LYNE, DUKINFIELD, HYDE, STOCKPORT.